Afternoon Bites: Claire Messud on Boredom, Danniel Schoonebeek, Revisiting John McPhee, and More


Claire Messud wrote about boredom for Harper’s.

New writing from Maria Danilova at The New Republic.

Joyland has an excerpt up from Danniel Schoonebeek’s C’est la guerre.

“I have a history of being devastated by trivial hair-care issues.” The latest installment in So Sad Today is up.

At the LA Review of Books: revisiting the works of John McPhee.

Zachary Lipez on 90s alt-rock icons in group therapy.

A new graphic novel is on the way from Peter Kuper.

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